Police: Teen drowned in pool swimming after hours

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A popular swimming pool in Atlanta was closed Friday after a teenager drowned there the previous evening.

It happened at the Anderson Park swimming pool. Atlanta Police said the 18-year-old was swimming with friends and family after hours. Medics rushed to the scene just before 10 p.m. Thursday after the teen went under and became unresponsive, but were not able to save him.

According to witnesses, the 18-year-old, along with friends and family, got into the pool after regular swimming hours.

The teen, now identified as Daquavious Middlebrooks was immediately rushed to Grady Memorial Hospital, but later died.